Translation of "want" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /wɒnt/

A1 to hope to have or do something, or to wish for something

istemek, arzu etmek
He wants a new car.
[ + to do sth ] I don't want to talk about it.
You can't always do what you want.
We can go later if you want.
I want him to explain why.

to need something

gereksinim duymak, gerekmek, istemek, ihtiyacı olmak
This soup wants more salt.
want to do sth UK informal

used to give advice to someone

You want to go to bed earlier and then you won't be so tired.
be wanted

to be needed for a particular activity or in a particular place

You're wanted on the phone.

(Translation of “want verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)